Wander Nkadimeng (35), Monwabisi Siphambo (34), and Jack Xolisi (30) appeared today, 22 February 2021 at the Estcourt Magistrates’ Court for a charge of theft.

It is alleged that on 21 October 2020, a goods train was blocked at the Ennersdale area in Estcourt where a container was broken into. A number of boxes containing Digimark digital video disc players valued at R67 000-00 were stolen. The case was reported at the Estcourt police station. The stolen items were recovered by the Wembezi police and were positively identified by Transnet.

The Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation team in Pietermaritzburg conducted an investigation that led to the arrest of the suspects.

They were charged for theft and were remanded in custody until 08 April 2021 for trial preparation at the Regional Court.